Ben Hartley Posts

SFPP 55: Turning Your Hobby Into Your Profession With Magnus Bogucki

SFPP 55: Turning Your Hobby Into Your Profession With Magnus Bogucki

Joining me today on the podcast is Magnus Bogucki!

Magnus is a Swedish photographer who started out taking pictures of landscapes as a hobby… until his friend asked him to photograph his wedding and his entire life changed.

In this episode, Magnus and I talk about his journey from being a hobbyist photographer to going full time as well as different strategies on how to maximize your print and album sales.

Resources Mentioned
Magnus Bogucki's Website
Album Parrot

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SFPP 54: How To Find Your Ideal Client With Heidi Thompson

SFPP 54: How To Find Your Ideal Client With Heidi Thompson

How do you find your ideal client?

Joining me today to help answer this question is my first ever repeat guest, Heidi Thompson!

Heidi is a business strategist and marketing professional who helps business owners grow their businesses without any overcomplicated marketing “gobbledygook.”

In this episode, Heidi gives her best tips on how to find your ideal client and how to make those clients find you. Heidi and I also talk about what people value and how we make decisions.

 
Resources Mentioned
Evolve Your Wedding Business

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SFPP 53: Finding Your Own Style With Allie Siarto

SFPP 53: Finding Your Own Style With Allie Siarto

Meet Allie Siarto.

Allie always thought that she was going to pursue a career in corporate America and work her way up the ladder…

…that was until her boss told her she couldn’t go to the dentist because they were too busy

That's the moment she knew she needed a change.

Today, Allie is a professional portrait and wedding photographer based out of East Lansing, Michigan.

In this episode, Allie and I talk about the importance of finding your own style and figuring out what kind of message you want to project to the world.

 
Resources Mentioned
Photo Field Notes Podcast

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SFPP 52: Using Workflows For Business Growth Featuring Leeann Golish

SFPP 52: Using Workflows For Business Growth Featuring Leeann Golish

Have you ever heard the phrase “You've got to spend money to make money?”

Have you thought about it this way instead… “You've got to spend time to make time?”

In today's episode, Leeann Golish and I discuss how having workflows can open up new opportunities for business growth + why you don't need to be a huge studio to implement these time-saving systems.

 

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SFPP 51: The Art Of In-Person Sales With Chris Scott

SFPP 51: The Art Of In-Person Sales With Chris Scott

Joining me on the podcast today is Chris Scott!

In this episode, Chris and I talk about how you can use IPS in your business + the importance of doing it right. If you’re looking for the fastest way to increase your income, then this is one episode you don’t want to miss.

 

Resources Mentioned
Swift Galleries

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